13 August 2014
The drag chute system represents the first modification to the F-35 design to come after the System Development and Demonstration Phase.
History Of The F-35B Swivel Duct
12 August 2014
A critical component of the F-35B short takeoff/vertical landing, STOVL, variant of the Lightning II is the three-bearing swivel duct nozzle, or 3BSD.
F-35 Flight Test Update 13
12 May 2014
The F-35 System Development and Demonstration Program set flight duration records and surpassed 4,000 total test flights during the period covered.
19 April 2014
The F-35 population at Yuma has expanded since the first airframe was delivered in late 2012.
19 February 2014
The original F-16 was designed as a lightweight air-to-air day fighter. F-16s that followed expanded and refined these roles.
Singapore Black Knights Are Back
7 February 2014
The Republic of Singapore Air Force’s Black Knights aerobatics team will perform at the 2014 Singapore Airshow.
F-16 Design Origins
4 February 2014
The YF-16 incorporated technologies never used in previous operational fighters.
F-35 Flight Test Update 12
25 November 2013
This update covers the first live missile launch, the second phase of shipboard testing for the F-35B, and the beginning of high AOA testing for the F-35C.
Thunderbirds Sixtieth Anniversary
14 November 2013
The demonstration squadron performed its first aerial display on 16 June 1953.
Outstanding Images Of 2013
28 October 2013
Some of the best aircraft images of 2013.